Volunteer Opportunities & Upcoming Events:

Friday, February 23rd: Read Your Heart Out & H.A.P.P.E.N. Black Wall Street Collaborative Display

All families are invited to Huegel Elementary for Read Your Heart Out, a special SANKOFA Day.  A celebration honoring National African American Parent Involvement Day.  Sankofa means “go back and fetch it”.  The concept of learning from the past and bringing all that is good to the future.

All parents and community members will be reading African American history and literature in all of Huegel’s classrooms.

Volunteer Readers needed between 9:15am-11:am and 1pm-2pm
Sign Up Here.

Read Your Heart Out Day will also feature a collaborative project between H.A.P.P.E.N. and our students which will highlight local African American business owners and the events of Black Wall Street.  The project will be on display in the Gym.  

Friday, March 9th: Thirsty Goat Restaurant Fundraiser Night


Thirsty Goat, 3040 Cahill Main

15% of all sales will be donated back to Huegel! 

Friday, March 16th: NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, March 13th: PTO Meeting: Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS)


Huegel Gym

Join us for a discussion about the PBIS programs in place at our school to encourage positive behavior in students.  Please note  that the informational meeting will be one hour with board business taking up the second half.  Free childcare and pizza ($1 per slice) will be provided.

Thursday, March 15th: Journey to Hip Hop Concert

Grades 3-5


Huegel Gym

Family and friends are invited to enjoy this 45 minute tracing the history of hip hop music from Africa and will feature music of Africa, spirituals, ragtime, blues, jazz, gospel, soul, Motown, and civil rights, and is tied together with a rap that traces this history.  There is also a school performance on Tuesday, March 14th at 2:20 p.m. if this is more convenient for you. We hope to see you at the concert!!

Friday, March 23rd: Popcorn Day**

Bring a quarter for a fresh popped bag of popcorn.  consider bringing a quarter for a friend who forgets.  Volunteers are needed to help pop, bag and deliver popcorn to our over 500 students!  Volunteers are welcome to bring younger siblings.  

Friday, March 23rd: Living Color Fundraiser is Due

Friday, March 23rd: 5th Grade Paint Night


Huegel Art Room

Open to 5th grade students, join Ms.Kate for a sunflower themed paint night.  Each student, accompanied by an adult will complete a canvas painting to be installed at school.  More information to come home in 5th grade backpacks.   

Monday, March 26th - Friday, March 30th: Spring Break

Classes resume on Monday, April 2nd.              

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